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How to complete the Deductions section including using the ATO app's myDeductions tool.

Last updated 27 June 2018

Based on the selections on the Personalise return screen, myTax will automatically display some deductions.

The following deductions are automatically displayed

If you have salary or wage income:

If you have a foreign pension or annuity:

Always displayed:

Deductions you will need to select if they are relevant to you

myDeductions tool

If you have used our ATO app's myDeductions tool during the year, you can upload your data to the ATO and we can then pre-fill your tax return.

To upload your data to the ATO:

  1. Open myDeductions in the ATO app
  2. Go to 'Settings'
  3. Select 'Upload to tax return' and complete the process.

If you have completed the upload process after starting your myTax return, select Get myDeductions on the Personalise screen to pre-fill your return with your data.

For more information, see myDeductions - FAQs.